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Supply Chain Trends 2021

The Network Effect

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Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. At this pace, have we entered the Age of AI?

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What’s in Store for Supply Chains in 2021?

The Network Effect

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Editor’s Pick: Seven Guidelines for API Security in a Digitized Supply Chain Network

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Bol.com versus Amazon

Supply Chain Movement

In terms of their business models, Dutch web shop Bol.com and Amazon are very similar. But the strategy of Bol.com, the Netherlands’ e-commerce market leader, is fundamentally different from that of Amazon.

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Making FreightTech Sticky with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

Making FreightTech Sticky with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss making freightech sticky. In the podcast interview, Nick provides strategies for developing, marketing, and implementing freight technology that will be sticky. About Nick Dangles.

Move Over, Resilience: a Dynamic Approach Is Here to Save Supply Chain

Elementum

Ever since COVID-19’s onset, academics have been weighing in on the best ways to address supply chain weaknesses and rebuild the industry. Take, for example, this whitepaper by Michigan State University’s Department of Supply Chain.

How to outsource logistics operations to a 3PL

West Coast and California Logistics

No matter what your company sells, you’re in the logistics business. From receiving and storage of your products to getting them out to customers, there are many logistics operations that your business handles or oversees daily.

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Experts Call out Critical Problems with Supply Chains (But Don’t Look to Them for the Solutions)

Elementum

Over the past decade of working in supply chain, thousands of operators have asked me: how can the industry adopt actionable solutions to increase performance while minimizing cost and risk and execution time?

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Accelerate Your Procurement Digital Transformation With This 5-Point Strategy

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Why Doctor and Patients Are Embracing Digital Health

IT Supply Chain

By Marcel Gogan (pictured). Senior Software Developer. The post Why Doctor and Patients Are Embracing Digital Health appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Effective Stock Replenishment: Why you need it & how to achieve it

EazyStock

Stock replenishment is an important aspect of inventory management, as it ensures the right stock items are being reordered to meet customer demand.

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Supply Chain Game Changer

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Get Your Retail Fulfillment Channels Integrated

Tecsys

As we approach 2021, you’ll see more retailers not only embracing omnichannel retailing, but also… The post Get Your Retail Fulfillment Channels Integrated appeared first on Tecsys.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

75 Per Cent Of Businesses Plan To Build More Resilient Supply Chains Because Of COVID: Report

BluJay Solutions

75 percent of businesses say they will make changes to supply chain practices based on lessons learned from the pandemic which disrupted operations and surged demand, according to BluJay’s study.

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Peak Freight Preparedness: Creating New Value Through Performance Management

Intelligent Audit

Disruption is the new normal in supply chain management. According to JOC.com , “As the peak pre-holiday shipping season looms over US shippers, businesses are scrambling to secure needed capacity while trying to determine transportation budgets for 2021.

Supply Chain Forecasting: The ‘IN’ Thing Today in Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Today when you think of logistics, you tend to connect it to speed and timeliness, that is to process and ship orders on time with efficiency and provide the right information to customers to make the right decision.

Logistics Warehousing in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Kanban Logistics

When it comes to the pharmaceutical supply chain, safety is the name of the game. And perhaps no element of the supply chain is more integral to the safety of pharmaceutical products than the warehouse.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

3 Best Practices to Improve Your Flatbed Shipping Performance

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Flatbed shipping is an important contributor to the overall economy as several key industries leverage this solution for the movement of their critical freight.

The Remedy for Disruption in the Medical Device Industry

QAD

There’s been disruption in the medical device industry recently – new technologies, more patient-centered development , hospitals pushing back on charges, more reimbursements being questioned, and supply chain issues due to the pandemic making shipments less reliable.

The Great Holiday Rewrite: Supply Chain in the COVID Era

Supply Chain Brain

Transfix, a leading transportation solutions provider that is reshaping the future of freight through its digital freight platform and best-in-class carrier network, today announced the findings of a national, two-sided study, The Great Holiday Rewrite: Supply Chain in the COVID Era

Last mile demand pushes micro-fulfilment solutions

EFT

This year e-commerce has been supercharged. The effect of this has been pressure on retailers and their supply chains to perform from the first mile to the last.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

Digital Transformation in Freight

BlueYonder

I have been in the supply chain solutions space for a long time. Closing in on my 26th year, I have been fortunate to witness an ever-accelerating evolution of technology and capability. Long gone are the days of analog lines and green screens.

Autonomous e-commerce robot maker Nuro secures $500 million in funding

EFT

Nuro, a start-up looking to produce autonomous e-commerce delivery vehicles, has raised $500 million in funding. The new round was led by T. Rowe Price Associates and brought in Fidelity Management & Research Company, LLC. and Baillie Gifford.

Black November for Logistics Rises to Become the New Black Friday

GlobalTranz

November is long hailed as the month of the most massive sales, and the name of the most famous shopping day of the entire year is rooted in the power of selling, which occurs on the infamous Black Friday.

Autonomous e-commerce robot maker Nuro secures $500 million in funding Self-driving delivery vehicle maker

EFT

Nuro, a start-up looking to produce autonomous e-commerce delivery vehicles has raised $500 million in funding. The new round was led by T. Rowe Price Associates and brought in Fidelity Management & Research Company, LLC. and Baillie Gifford.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.